Front End Developer

Front End Developer

Job ID 
User Experience
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Front-end Developer to join our User Experience Design team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will provide front-end development services to support the user experience vision of our interaction designers. You'll need to be both creative and motivated, proficient in building web applications, and able to work in a fast-paced, distributed environment. We’ll need you to be proficient in either JavaScript or CSS and HTML, however experience with both will make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with UX designers to bring UI designs from concept to implementation through rapid prototyping and evaluation of design ideas
  • Work with the development teams to gather information about system APIs and help shape the data that is available for UI consumption
  • Implement UIs with clean and robust HTML, CSS, or Javascript as needed to support design vision
  • Pay attention to design details to ensure a clean and clear experience for users through implementation of subtle interactions and affordances
  • Work closely with designers during brainstorming, design reviews, and iteration of UI improvement

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, visual or interaction design, or in a related discipline; equivalent industry experience will also be considered
  • Experience building web applications using HTML, CSS, or JavaScript
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors like LESS or SASS
  • Understanding of modern CSS development techniques like BEM, OOCSS, or Atomic design
  • Experience with a JavaScript frameworks like Angular.js or React
  • Ability to create robust web applications from visual concepts, wireframes, and interactive product design sessions
  • Experience with testing frameworks like Karma, Jasmine, JSUnit
  • Experience with modern CSS frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Familiarity with emerging web standards like Web components
  • Familiarity with back-end technologies like Node.js or server-side Java for RESTful web services
  • Great communication and collaboration skills, with attention to detail
  • Please provide a portfolio of UI development work with links in your resume

The following experience is considered a plus:

  • Development tools like Git, webpack, and gulp.js
  • Agile development and open source projects
  • Environment configuration tooling like Vagrant or Docker

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